bij

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Albanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *būnja, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰuH- (to grow) (compare Ancient Greek φύω (phúō), Old Armenian բուսանիմ (busanim, to plant, germinate), Sanskrit [script needed] (bhúvana, existence).

Verb[edit]

bij (first-person singular past tense biva, participle birë)

  1. to sprout, grow out

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch , from Proto-Germanic *bi.

Preposition[edit]

bij

  1. at, with
    Bij ons is het altijd feest.
    With us it's always a party.
  2. by, close to
    Ik woon in een hutje bij de zee.
    I live in a little hut by the sea.
  3. to, towards
    Kom bij mij!
    Come to me!
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Adverb[edit]

bij

  1. alongside, with
  2. in order to adjust or improve
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch bie, from Old Dutch *bia, from Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-. Compare West Frisian bij, English bee, Danish bi.

Noun[edit]

bij f (plural bijen, diminutive bijtje n)

  1. bee
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  • Afrikaans: by

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

bij

  1. rafsi of briju.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bij

  1. second-person singular imperative of biś

Polish[edit]

Verb[edit]

bij

  1. second-person singular imperative of bić

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian , from Proto-Germanic *bijō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰī-. Compare Dutch bij, English bee, Danish bi.

Noun[edit]

bij (plural bijen)

  1. bee (insect)